SABC News - Buti Manamela


Buti Manamela has launched a Mxit application to enable young people to engage.
Manamela leads youth consultation on social media

Sunday 29 March 2015 12:30

Buti Manamela, has challenged the young people gathered for a national consultative conference to inject energy, vibrancy and creativity into the National Youth Policy 2020.


Manamela adds voice against Soweto violence

Sunday 25 January 2015 14:23

Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Buti Manamela, has called on the youth of Gauteng to denounce the recent violence in Soweto and other areas in the province.


Manamela leading prayer service following looting in Soweto

Sunday 25 January 2015 12:45

Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Buti Manamela, is leading a prayer service in Soweto following widespread looting and violence which gripped the township before spreading to other areas.


SA needs a skilled labour force: Manamela

Wednesday 14 January 2015 20:13

Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Buti Manamela, says there's a need for a skilled labour force to steer the country onto a higher developmental platform.


June declared Youth Month

Monday 2 June 2014 17:26

June has been declared as Youth Month. This year's celebrations will see scores of events planned throughout the country by both government and the NYDA.


NYDA to launch Youth Month

Monday 2 June 2014 10:19

The government agency tasked with Youth matters, the National Youth Development Agency, will launch the Youth Month Programme at Soweto on Monday.


ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa.
ANC top brass on campaign trail across SA

Saturday 15 March 2014 19:16

A host of senior African National Congress (ANC) leaders were campaigning on Saturday.


Young communists trickle into stadium for rally

Sunday 2 February 2014 10:53

Members and supporters of the Young Communist League of SA were beginning to arrive at the George Thabe Stadium in Sharpeville ahead of its 10th anniversary rally.


Buti Manamela says the main challenge for post-matric youth is getting bursaries.
Youth organisations must focus on youth issues: YCL

Friday 31 January 2014 09:20

Young Communist League (YCL), National Secretary Buti Manamela says youth organisations should be focusing on youth issues to remain relevant.


The conference took place behind closed doors and started on Friday, together with the party's National Executive Committee meeting and Lekgotla.
ANC candidate list due out Tuesday

Tuesday 28 January 2014 08:30

The ANC will announce its candidates for the national and provincial assemblies on Tuesday.


YCL's national secretary, Buti Manamela says some of his fellow comrades lack political education
Manamela hits back at Zuma, ANC critics

Monday 6 January 2014 14:17

Buti Manamela has used the commemoration service of former SACP national chairperson Joe Slovo to hit back at critics of President Jacob Zuma and the ANC.


Electoral fraud major threat to democracy: Buthelezi

Sunday 17 November 2013 18:38

Inkatha Freedom Party President Mangosuthu Buthelezi says electoral fraud is a major threat to democracy.


SACP Secretary General Blade Nzimande will be in the North West to celebrate the party's 92nd anniversary
SACP celebrates its 92nd anniversary

Sunday 4 August 2013 10:20

The SACP Secretary General Blade Nzimande and YCL Secretary General, Buti Manamela will address the party's 92nd anniversary celebrations at Ikageng stadium


YCL declares war against corruption

Thursday 25 July 2013 15:15

The Young communist League (YCL) of South Africa has declared war against corruption.


Security has been tightened around the arrival of US president, Barack Obama (pictured)
US flags set alight in protest

Friday 28 June 2013 20:58

American flags have been set alight in front of the United States embassy in Pretoria as part of a campaign against US President Barack Obama's visit to South Africa.


Young Communist League Secretary Buti Manamela was addressing the Provincial Council of the YCL in Gauteng at Wits University in Johannesburg earlier on Sunday.
Manamela urges leaders to associate with ordinary people

Sunday 14 April 2013 20:14

Young Communist League Secretary Buti Manamela has warned against a social distance between ordinary people and their leaders.


Protesters have called on BRICS to impose military and arms embargo on Israel.
Protesters call for BRICS to act on Israel

Tuesday 26 March 2013 13:52

Civil organisation Boycott Divestment Sanctions (BDS) South Africa on Tuesday called on BRICS countries to sever trade with Israel's "illegal" settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories


Youth organisations reject ANC’s proposal on education

Wednesday 6 February 2013 05:24

A group of youth organisations aligned to the ANC have roundly rejected the ruling party's plans to declare teaching an essential service.


ikile Mbalula, who was seen as part of 'the forces of change', did not make it to the new ANC NEC.
Anti-Zuma camp in for a tough life: Analyst

Friday 21 December 2012 05:29

Political analyst, Professor Susan Booysen, says the so called 'forces of change', who campaigned against President Jacob Zuma, are in for a tough political life over the next few months.


YCL secretary-general, Buti Manamela.
YCL launches atttack on ANC Zuma critics

Sunday 9 September 2012 18:46

The Young Communist League (YCL) has launched a scathing attack on those within the African National Congress (ANC) who criticise President Jacob Zuma for lack of leadership.


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